Category Archives: Personal

White Mountains

We drove to Franconia New Hampshire and took photos along the way. (been to long since I’ve done this) As I said we drove. Not much color A-Tall until we reached the White Mountain area. Stopped at the visitor center, … Continue reading

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Dr. Jerry Pournelle has passed away.

From Jerry’s son Alex: I’m afraid that Jerry passed away We had a great time at DragonCon He did not suffer. The last lines of his last post on his blog “Chaos Manor” : Dreamers More later I’m experiencing a … Continue reading

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A Find A Grave photo request has just been made in your area. If you are able to take this photograph, please read the ‘Instructions for Photographers’ paragraph at the end of this email. Name: Edmond J Harvey (unknown – … Continue reading

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I hear you.

A Reason To Live Kim du Toit It seems to be a fact of life that when one spouse of an elderly couple dies, it’s not long before the other dies too. I haven’t looked up any actual stats for … Continue reading

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Screwed by Amazon, again.

This caught my eye a week ago. Less than five bucks, you know what it’s like when you need to get over the minimum for free shipping, though it turns out that this didn’t count for that purpose.  Well, why … Continue reading

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Sometimes you have to look at my summer vacation pictures.

It’s my blog and if this is the easiest way to disseminate my photos taken this summer.  That’s just the way it is… Plymouth, but the low tide stuff is cool.. The Onset Village 2016 Illumination Festival… That’s it.  Thank … Continue reading

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Equality, you keep saying that but I don’t think it means what you think it means.

Sexual equality.  Gender equality.  Racial equality.  Wage equality. I don’t think you understand the difference between Equal Opportunity and Equality of Outcome.  “Don’t you think that a man and a woman should get paid the same?”,  is the challenge. If … Continue reading

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I am so old

I’m so old I can remember when people wore the clothing of the opposite sex and said that made them so…were hustled into a mental hospital. I’m so old I can remember when people that held up their kids and … Continue reading

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German-Made Bearings Blow Away China’s

The eyes aren’t the only characteristic that is rounder in the European. Here we have a side-by-side comparison of the humblest of fruits from two industrial powerhouses: simple bearings made in China and Germany. Both are advertised, per the description, as “weapons-grade,” though … Continue reading

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Vitamin C

Vitamin C Conundrum for the Organic Crowd If some of you find the following to be disquieting, I apologize in advance. But (A) it is all true; (B) it’s information your vitamin shops don’t want you to have; and (C) … Continue reading

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